#Indigenous Communities Still Need to Boil Water for Safety #SDG6

Canada is one of the wealthiest and most water-rich countries in the world. Yet many of its First Nations communities continue to lack safe drinking water — a basic human right. As of February, 61 Indigenous reserves were under long-term drinking water advisories, half of which remain unresolved after more than a decade. These water advisories warn people to either…

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How Canadians Can Support Organizations for Racial Justice!

How can I support Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC)? Check out resources listed here from GlobalCitizen.org… Black Women in Motion: Through an anti-racist, intersectional feminist, trauma-informed and survivor-centred framework, Black Women in Motion works to empower and support Black women and survivors of sexual violence. Black Legal Action Centre: As a non-profit community…

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Support the YPC #100YouthWhoCare Initiative @ypcwestvan

The Youth Philanthropy Council from the West Vancouver Foundation is adapting their #100YouthWhoCare Event which enlists youth from our local community to help us grant to local charities. Although we are unable to host this event in person for June, we are taking a different approach to grant funds through our ‘Charity of the Week.’…

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Support Kids Help Phone! Walk So Kids Can Talk

Register. Fundraise. Donate. On Sunday, May 3, walk to support Kids Help Phone so we can continue to innovate our services to reach more young people than ever before. Young people can talk to us about any concerns they have; sometimes, we are the first or only place they can turn to for help. Walk to ensure…

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SFU Talk: Overcoming Inequality Featuring Richard Wilkinson

Featuring Richard Wilkinson THU APR 2 | 7:00 PM (doors open 6:00 PM) FREE tickets with registration Queen Elizabeth Theatre SFU Public Square and Vancity are proud to present the keynote event for the 2020 Community Summit Overcoming Inequality, featuring epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson, one of the world’s leading experts on the impacts of inequality and…

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Join the Spirit Week Clothing Swap!

Hey Upper School: Stop FAST FASHION! For Spirit Week 2020, we are trying to get our community engaged in more sustainable and responsible consumption. Fast fashion makes shopping for clothes more affordable, but it comes at a big environmental cost. The fashion industry produces 10% of all humanity’s carbon emissions, is the second-largest consumer of…

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